Course in Phonology / Edition 1

Course in Phonology / Edition 1

by Iggy Roca, Wyn Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631213465

ISBN-13: 9780631213468

Pub. Date: 06/09/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This textbook presupposes no knowledge of phonology or phonetics, and takes the learner step by step through the various stages and areas of the discipline without sacrificing rigor or breadth of coverage. The extraordinary clarity of explanation by the authors make this book readily understood by anyone with a keen interest in phonology.

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This textbook presupposes no knowledge of phonology or phonetics, and takes the learner step by step through the various stages and areas of the discipline without sacrificing rigor or breadth of coverage. The extraordinary clarity of explanation by the authors make this book readily understood by anyone with a keen interest in phonology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631213468
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/09/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Readings Logistics.

Key to Symbols.

Part I: Phonetics and Phonology:.

1. How Are Sounds Made? The Production of Obstruents.

2. Introducing Phonology. Assimilation.

3. Sonorant Consonants.

4. Natural Classes of Sounds: Distinctive Features.

5. Vowel Sounds: Cardinal Vowels.

6. Phonological Processes Involving Vowel Features.

7. The Vowels of English.

8. The Timing Tier. The Great Vowel Shift.

Part II: Suprasegmental Structure:.

9. The Syllable.

10. Syllable Complexity: English Phonotactics.

11. The Phenomenon of Stress: Rhythm.

12. Metrical Principles and Parameters.

13. Syllable Weight. Further Metrical Machinery.

14. Tonal Phonology.

Part III: Advanced Theory: .

15. Modes of Rule Application. The Cycle.

16. Domains of Rule Application: Lexical and Prosodic Phonology.

17. Aspects of Lexical Representations: Underspecification, Markedness and Feature Geometry.

18. Rules and Derivations.

19. Constraints: Optimality Theory.

20. Looking Back and Moving On.

References.

Glossary.

Index of Languages.

Index of Names.

Index of Subjects.

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